What is ‘Probate & Estate Administration’?

After the initial shock and grieving is over, the hard work begins. Someone needs to take the reins and sort out who gets what. You need to find the assets, pay off the debts, and make sure each beneficiary gets their share as soon as humanly possible.

We’ll efficiently walk you through this process, step by step. We’ve know the road-blocks you’ll encounter, and can help you quickly push through them. Sometimes you don’t even need to go through a formal process before distributing the assets. But other times you need expert help to tick all the boxes.

To get a clear idea about your next step, call us now on 1300 654 590. You’ll be put straight-through to one of our great lawyers.

A ‘Grant of Probate’ is the official recognition by the Supreme Court that a Will is legally valid.  You may need to get a ‘Grant of Probate’ before you can legally deal with any assets under a deceased person’s Will.

How we can help you

Our caring and competent lawyers can assist you by providing fixed price services, including our:

  • Probate Check – you may not need to go through the expense of probate;
  • DIY Probate Review – you do the work and we do the checking – saving you plenty; and
  • Complete Probate Service – sit back and leave the whole process to us.

Probate Check

We can help you to determine if you need probate, and what will be involved given the terms of the Will and the assets of the deceased.

We do this for a fixed price, which is then fully rebated against the fee we charge if you engage us for either a DIY Probate Review or our Complete Probate Service.

Call us on 1300 654 590 for straight answers about the type of application you may need to make, and what will be involved.

DIY Probate Review

If you’ve already determined that you need a Grant of Probate, and you want to have a go at preparing the Probate Application yourself, we can help you with a DIY Probate Review for a fixed price.

We can review your Probate Application to pick up any common errors or likely issues in getting probate through.  If the documents look satisfactory, we can step you through the lodgement process.

Complete Probate Service

If you just want to sit back and have us do all the work – no problem. We will guide you through the process from start to finish for an upfront agreed fixed price.

If you would like a no-obligation quote for our Complete Probate Service, call us on 1300 654 590, we love discussing our fees in the context of the value and certainty we deliver.

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We want to be part of your team over the long term. We'll achieve this by sticking closely to the following principles:

  • We'll listen carefully to understand what you want to achieve. Then we'll thoroughly explain our advice and step you through the documents. You can be sure you'll know the full consequences.
  • Our lawyers work as a team, so someone will always be available to answer your questions, or point you in the right direction. You will also benefit from a range of perspectives and experience.
  • One of our key goals is to pass on as much knowledge as we can, so you can make your own informed decisions. We want to make you truly independent.
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  • For advice and documents, we provide a fixed or capped quote so you don’t take price risk. If you're in a dispute, we'll map out the process and costs so you know what to expect.
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We measure our success on how efficiently we have facilitated your objectives, enhanced your relationships, and reduced the level of stress for all involved.

If we sound like people you can work with, call us now on 1300 654 590 and speak directly with a great lawyer.

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You’ll be put straight through to a great lawyer who will guide you to the right solution.

The first actions you need to take if you have been appointed to manage your family’s charitable foundation or a Private Ancillary Fund

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If you have been newly appointed to manage a Private Ancillary Fund, you may feel overwhelmed or unsure what you need to do first. You do not want to get bogged down in administration when real objective is to make a positive impact on your community. We have put together a simple list of the first actions you need to take to make sure you start on the right foot.

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